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During the late 1940s, patriotic racing driver Raymond Mays hatched an ambitious plan to harness... more
BRM – Racing for Britain

During the late 1940s, patriotic racing driver Raymond Mays hatched an ambitious plan to harness the power of the British automotive industry and create a new Formula 1 car with which to break the domination of teams from continental Europe. Having founded ERA before the Second World War, Mays introduced for this latest project another set of initials that would pass into motor racing folklore: BRM – British Racing Motors.

After a troubled start with the spectacular V16, BRM’s fortunes started to turn around, and in 1959 Jo Bonnier scored its first World Championship Grand Prix victory at Zandvoort. The team’s crowning glory came in 1962, when Graham Hill became the first British driver to win the World Championship in a British car. That famous success helped to lay the foundations for the UK’s multi-billion-pound motorsport industry.

Written by respected author Ian Wagstaff and renowned BRM authority Doug Nye, this new book from Porter Press International has been produced with the Owen family, which supported BRM from day one. It tells the full story of the team, from the difficult early days with the V16 to the glory years of the 1960s and its V12 finale in the 1970s.

  • In-depth history of BRM’s Formula 1 team, including its 17 Grand Prix victories and drivers such as Stirling Moss, Juan Manuel Fangio, Graham Hill and Jackie Stewart.
  • Full story of BRM’s World Championship-winning year in 1962, when Graham Hill pipped Jim Clark to the title.
  • A chapter devoted to BRM’s sports cars, including the famous Rover-BRM gas turbine racer and the Can-Am machinery.
  • More than 400 images, including a wealth of previously unseen material from the official BRM archive, plus archive photographs from the world’s leading image libraries.
  • Forewords by Sir Jackie Stewart, Damon Hill and the Owen family.
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Dimensions: 300 x 300 mm
Author(s): Ian Wagstaff, Doug Nye
Number of copies published: Limitiert auf 1.500 Exemplare
Configuration: Hardcover, Schutzumschlag
Photos and images: über 430 Fotos
ISBN: 978-1913089238
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